Bury St Edmunds

Properties For Sale in Woolpit

Woolpit is a prosperous and thriving village noted for its period architecture and impressive skyline dominated by the magnificent parish church of St Mary.

Located midway between the Suffolk towns of Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds, Woolpit is convenient for both of these towns, as well as Ipswich, Newmarket and Cambridge, which can be accessed via the A14. For commuters looking to work in the capital, nearby Stowmarket provides access to London, via Liverpool Street Station.

Woolpit is known worldwide for its legend of the Green Children. The story says that two children (a brother and sister) with green skin appeared in Woolpit in the 12th century. The legend has been retold in various guises over the years, including in novels, poetry and a 1990 community opera by Nicola LeFanu.

Legends aside, modern facilities within the village include a post office, a primary school, a doctor’s surgery and two public houses – the Bull Inn and the Swan Hotel.




A selection of properties at this location:


  • £1,250,000

    Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  5 Bedrooms   •  4 Bathrooms

    An impressive former water pumping station presented to a very high standard throughout with stunning views over Mickle Mere nature reserve. The generous and flexible accommodation extends to approximately 5000 sq ft with the principal rooms on the first floor to ensure the full panoramic vista.

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  • £795,000 Offers in Excess of

    Wickham Skeith, Suffolk

    Farm House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  3 Bathrooms

    An impressive unlisted detached farmhouse enjoying wonderful grounds of approximately 4 acres including wonderful formal gardens and equestrian facilities.

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  • £725,000

    Forward Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Cottage   •  4 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    An exquisite four bedroom Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage in a truly enviable rural location with idyllic grounds that include a recently upgraded stable block. The total grounds are believed to measure approximately 2 acres (sts).

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  • £700,000 Offers in Excess of

    Old Newton, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A generous detached Architect designed family house with large established grounds of around 1 acre and open countryside views to the rear.

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  • £650,000

    Woolpit, Suffolk

      •  4 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    An excellent and rare opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed property in the centre of this popular and well regarded village offering no onward chain.

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  • £650,000 Offers in Excess of

    Rickinghall, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A splendid family house with generous accommodation of over 2500 sq ft and set in grounds approaching 0.5 acres..

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  • £600,000

    Westhorpe, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A delightful Grade II Listed Suffolk farmhouse with late 15th Century origins and retaining a wealth of original features. In all about 0.6 acres.

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  • £575,000

    Elmswell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  5 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An elegant five bedroom detached period house with origins believed to date back to the Victorian era whilst affording generous and versatile accommodation close to the village centre

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  • £550,000

    Walsham le Willows, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

      •  5 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A charming detached unlisted period home occupying a prominent position in the heart of the village with outbuildings and well stocked mature gardens.

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  • £525,000

    Creeting St Mary, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A charming characterful four bedroom house with notable period features and enjoying a semi rural position with undulating countryside views. Detached one bedroom annexe. In all about 0.36 acres.

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  • £525,000

    Forward Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An outstanding detached thatched cottage that is presented to the highest of standards and enjoying grounds believed to measure approximately 0.38 acres.

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  • £525,000

    Battisford, Suffolk

    Farm House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A truly delightful character home located in a peaceful and quiet setting with beautiful open countryside views.

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  • £500,000

    Badwell Ash, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A delightful four bedroom detached family house in generous grounds of approximately one third of an acre.

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  • £495,000

    Norton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An excellent four bedroom detached family house presented to a superb order and located in a highly regarded Suffolk village.

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  • £489,000

    Bildeston, Ipswich, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    An exceptional three bedroom Grade II* Listed house having notable period features including raised ceiling heights, impressive carved bressumer and moulded mullion windows and enjoying an enviable position in a highly regarded village.

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  • £475,000

    Buxhall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Cottage   •  3 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A charming Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage requiring updating and improvement occupying a rural position in this highly regarded Suffolk area.

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  • £475,000 Offers in Excess of

    Wetherden, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An excellent four bedroom detached family house occupying an enviable position towards the periphery of this highly regarded Suffolk village and enjoying countryside views to the front. This superb property offers substantial accommodation throughout and is presented to the highest of standards that includes three reception rooms, master bedroom with en suite, excellently manicured gardens and double garage.

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  • £475,000

    Blo’ Norton, Diss, Norfolk

    Cottage   •  5 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A splendid detached cottage with far reaching countryside views. The property further benefits from adjacent land, approx 3.38 acres sts currently used for a small holding with wooded copse, grazing paddocks and large duck pond. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

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  • £475,000 Offers in Excess of

    Stowupland, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An excellent Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage with flexible accommodation providing an annexe or additional main house accommodation all enjoying an idyllic setting with far reaching countryside views.

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  • £425,000

    Cotton, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A detached character cottage occupying a wonderful setting on the borders of Cotton and Bacton villages.

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  • £415,000

    Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached Bungalow   •  2 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A 2 bedroom new build bungalow constructed by a local builder and situated on the periphery of this highly regarded well served village.

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